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Where We Live: Clarence


The Clarence Town Board will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Clarence Town Hall, 1 Town Place.

The meeting will be preceded by a work session at 4:30 p.m.

Also this week:

• The Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main St., will hold the final day of its annual Oinktoberfest BBQ Cook-off today.

• Town Court will be held in front of Justice Powers from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, and in front of Justice Sillars from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday in Town Hall.

• The Friends of the Arboretum will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday in Town Hall.

• The Meet in the Center Fall Festival will be held Friday and Saturday at Clarence Center and Goodrich roads.

• The Great Pumpkin Farm will kick off its World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest on Saturday.

• The Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market Scarecrow Display in the Hollow will be held Saturday on Main Street in Clarence Hollow. The market runs through October.

• The fifth annual Flight 3407 5K Memorial Race will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 5 at the Clarence Town Place Park, 1 Town Place. It will include a half-mile “Fun Run” for parents and children.

Immediately following the race, awards and food for families will be held in the park. Proceeds will benefit the construction and maintenance of a public memorial to honor the 51 lives lost in the crash of Continental Flight 3407 in 2009. Additional proceeds will go to the Elly’s Angel’s Foundation and the Eastern Hills Rotary Club. Visit for more information.